Work-Life Balance? A Juggling Act
Work-Life can be defined as "the goal to perfectly balance our responsibilities on the job with our responsibilities at home." But this is not always easy. The lines between work and home are being blurred with the increased use of laptops, pagers and cell phones. Employees are bringing their work home, and conversely home to work. Employers are downsizing while at the same time upsizing their work load.
Everyday, employees are faced with the ever increasing challenge to maintain the delicate balance between their careers and home lives , which is often compounded by dependent care issues. There are many employees with children and special needs children , an increase employee population with elderly parents as well as "the sandwich generation." Employees juggling both teenage children as well as elderly parents.
Now let's add in employees who have relocation issues or who have legal or financial needs . Not to mention those employees who juggle all or most of the above.
The most productive employees are those who can balance their family and personal issues with the ever increasing demands at work.
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